Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

Julie Walters stars in Oliver’s new spot for Vision Express (video above).

-P&G, AT&T, Walmart and other big spenders have yet to return to YouTube since the “brand safety” trend broke open.

-Miami Ad School students Oscar Gierup and Kristina Samsonova are using targeted Facebook ads to reach agency leaders in Cannes and hopefully land a job.


-Sleeping Giants goes OOH with a mobile protest billboard in Seattle urging Amazon to pull its ads from Breitbart.

-The Longhouse managing partner Helen Kimber shares “a headhunter’s guide to boost your career at the Cannes Lions.”

-Berlin is banning sexist depictions of women on billboards in the city, defining such ads as depictions of women as “weak, hysterical, dumb, insane, naive, or completely controlled by their emotions.”

-Adweek examines Ogilvy Chicago’s gold Lion-winning “Portraits Completed” campaign for shoe brand Kiwi.

-And also takes a look at Burger King’s “Biggest Hits of the Past Year.”